I did it. I went to Levain when the doc and I were in NYC this past October, and I ate one of their monster chocolate chip walnut cookies that tastes bready, almost, its so dense. And then I went home and managed to recreate them in my own kitchen. I decided the keys were:Continue reading “bake | copycat levain chocolate chip walnut cookies.”
I picked up a pile of delicious reads at the famed Strand in NYC last weekend. I could have spent, literally, the entire two days there. Alas, I had but an hour or so to peruse the stacks before my train—and maybe a few bespectacled male book slut counterparts? That place, its heaven.
Purl Soho is amazing! Able to visit for the first time this past weekend–and during their grand opening at the new location no less–I scooped up some delicious skeins of Lorna and some lace weight which I can’t wait to use to create a new wave patterned shawl; I can see it in my headContinue reading “So, ho, in love with Purl…”
Coffee, knitting, and “A Happy Man” awaiting my train at South Station. Jessica mesmerized by our amazingly painted room at the Carlton Arms; it was filled with wacky scenes of crazy animals– a perfect fit for us, naturally! A squeal-worthy gift from Jessica; handmade mouse by an artist in North Carolina, and of course, theContinue reading “In New York…Day Uno.”